Artifact Details

Title

Memoirs - printers, 0 and O, square root, X-3.4.5

Catalog Number

102785395

Type

Text

Date

1962-1975

Description

Bob Bemer's memoirs folders collect documents related to his various activities and accomplishments over the course of his professional career, in addition to documenting moments in the history of computing that were relevant to Bemer and his colleagues and contemporaries. Contained here are materials concerning fonts and scripts of digital printing, the use of 0 and the uppercase letter O in printouts, problems with the square roots of large numbers in electronic computing, and a letter urging Bemer's continuing on with a working group called X-3.4.5.

Category

Correspondence; Article; Technical Paper or Note; Memoranda

Collection Title

Robert (Bob) Bemer papers

Series Title

Papers

Credit

Gift of Bettie Bemer

Lot Number

X3054.2005